The Mount Auburn Plays
By Patrick Gabridge
Friends of Mount Auburn
Digest (5.5 x 8.5 in / 140 x 216 mm)
Mount Auburn Cemetary
580 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Virtual Book Launch with Playwright Patrick Gabridge
September 30 @ 6:00 pm
Registration is FREE!
Review by Kitty Drexel
Watertown, MA — This review is to support the Sept. 30 virtual book launch of The Mount Auburn Plays by Patrick Gabridge. I was gifted a copy of the book by Gabridge (with a fancy author’s signature. This means I can sell my copy for bazillions of bitcoins in approximately 30 years when it’s no longer in print). It’s good to be the Queen.
This book is a collection of Patrick Garbridge’s plays inspired by Mount Auburn Cemetary written during his 2018-2019 artist residency: The Nature Plays, The America Plays, and Moonlight Abolitionists. Before each play, there is a handy history of the play with casting, audience, and location information. Color production photos placed between. Continue reading
Amanda J Collins and Robert Najarian; photo by Corinne Elicone.
Presented by Mount Auburn Cemetery
By Patrick Gabridge, Mount Auburn Cemetary Artist-in-Residence
Directed by Courtney O’Connor
Music in All the Broken Pieces written, performed and recorded by Arshan Gailus
September 12, 2019 – September 22, 2019
Mount Auburn Cemetery
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Critique by Kitty Drexel
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The America Plays is a pleasant introduction to a select few of the curious residents interred at Mount Auburn Cemetery through theatre. These short plays in place preserve the lives of eight artists, politicians, and scientists while asking their audience to hike the cemetery grounds. It’s a charming way to meet some New England spirits and watch the grounds transition to their fall colors. Continue reading